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Archive for November 2020

REPORT: Pathways for fostering Patient Safety across Europe

Health First Europe, of which ENSH is a member, launched a new report on patient safety  entitled ‘Pathways for fostering Patient Safety across Europe’ summarising the main takeaways from a virtual roundtable discussion on patient safety best practices which took place digitally on 8 September 2020. The event brought together healthcare authorities, academics, patients, healthcare…

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Launch of the AMR Patient Group

In November 2020, Europe’s first AMR Patient Group was officially launched coinciding with European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2020 and World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (18-24 November). The AMR Patient Group is an initiative by Health First Europe and is comprised of national patient associations from across Europe. The group aims to address the gap in awareness at…

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Launch of Insight Report ‘Identifying the gaps between evidence and practice in the prevention of surgical site infections’ and virtual roundtable

Health First Europe launched in November a new Insight Report entitled ”Identifying the gaps between evidence and practice in the prevention of surgical site infections’ showing striking gaps between evidence-based measures suggested by official guidelines and medical practices in European hospitals which represent a serious concern for the safety of European patients. The launch of this report was…

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